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Today in winning the internet: Overrated White Dudes.

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  1. Posted September 16, 2011 at 12:41 pm | Permalink

    I don’t understand the overrated white dudes site at all. Is it a parody of something? I don’t get what I’m missing because on the surface it’s pretty hard to claim that Bill Gates or Lewis Caroll are “overrated”.

    There are plenty of “overrated” people on this planet, currently and historically, but I just don’t understand that choices of pretty much anybody included there. If this is supposed to have some political charge, wouldn’t it make a lot more sense to include, say, Christopher Columbus. Now there’s an overrated white dude.

    • Posted September 16, 2011 at 11:00 pm | Permalink

      It called Timothy Leary a “one-trick-pony”. As is the site.

    • Posted September 20, 2011 at 8:02 pm | Permalink

      And fatphobic to boot. Is this “winning” in the Charlie Sheen sense?

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